Alex Hepburn rape trial: Accuser's 'eyes closed during attack'

Alex Hepburn rape trial: Accuser's 'eyes closed during attack'

Image copyright PA Image caption Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape A cricketer climbed into a bed and raped a sleeping woman while her eyes were closed, a court has heard. Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn is charged with assaulting the woman after she had consensual sex with his then team-mate Joe Clarke. Giving evidence, […]

Virat Kohli: A giant stride towards cricketing greatness

Virat Kohli: A giant stride towards cricketing greatness

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kohli has become the first Indian captain to win a Test series in Australia Virat Kohli has changed the culture of the Indian cricket team. The last captain to do so, Tiger Pataudi, infused self-confidence into a team of talented but diffident individuals. That self-respect movement endorsed the cliché: India […]

Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

Image copyright Michael Dodge/Getty Images Image caption Usman Khawaja (right of centre) is pictured here with his brother Arsalan (left of centre) and other family members The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been arrested for allegedly framing another man over a fake terror plot. Police in Australia have charged Arsalan Khawaja, 39, […]

Virat Kohli causes uproar with 'leave India' comment

Virat Kohli causes uproar with 'leave India' comment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kohli’s remarks have sparked outrage on social media India cricket captain Virat Kohli is embroiled in controversy after lashing out at a cricket fan who said he preferred English and Australian batsmen to Indian players. “I don’t think you should live in India, go and live somewhere else,” Kohli told […]

Ball-tampering review finds Cricket Australia 'arrogant and controlling'

Ball-tampering review finds Cricket Australia 'arrogant and controlling'

Image copyright EPA Image caption Steve Smith and David Warner are currently serving suspensions A scathing review into Australian cricket has condemned a “winning without counting the costs” culture that left players in a “gilded bubble”. The independent report was commissioned by Cricket Australia (CA) after a ball-tampering scandal rocked the Test team in South […]

How Anderson became the world's best – and is he getting better?

James Anderson has played 143 Tests, a record for a pace bowler England’s James Anderson is now the most successful pace bowler in Test history. Fifteen years on from his Test debut, Anderson’s five wickets against India at The Oval took him past Australia great Glenn McGrath and on to 564 wickets. So how has […]